New Fiction: The Easy Way Out

Ethine Farry reviews The Easy Way Out by Stephen Amsterdam

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New Fiction: The Easy Way Out

Evan is a nurse – a suicide assistant, helping terminally ill patients take control of their dying.

He’s moved in with his mum, who is succumbing to Parkinson’s, but is determined to maintain her contrary way of living. So, it’s no wonder he’s starting to question everything, including the meaning of life and the idea of a ‘comfortable death’ in this thought-provoking novel.

Author Steven Amsterdam is a pallative care nurse based in Melbourne when he is not writing fiction.

The Easy Way Out‘ by Steven Amsterdam (Riverrun, £12.99) is out now. 

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